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Soybean Consumption and Colon Cancer Prevention - Studies in a Mouse Model and in Human Colon Cells (2003)

Title:

Soybean Consumption and Colon Cancer Prevention - Studies in a Mouse Model and in Human Colon Cells

Key words:

soybeans, phytoestrogen

Research Institution:

University of Vienna Medical School

Location:

Austria

Researcher:

Heide S Cross

Project Description:

These studies were designed to examine whether soybean consumption can enhance vitamin D synthesis in colon cells due to its high phytoestrogen content and whether this subsequently prevents the occurrence of premalignant changes in the colon.

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